Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

 – Helen Keller


Legal Partners

SM&B is a multi-disciplinary law firm based in London that acts for both individuals and large organisations in many areas of expertise, with a particular heritage of supporting the creative industries. SM&B is also part of an international legal network LaWorld through which it can offer clients access to English speaking lawyers internationally. 

SM&B is a vital part of the AAA network providing the specialist legal expertise to underpin the partnerships as a key aspect of AAA’s service to brand clients. 

Simon Goldberg, Partner - A media lawyer with more than 20 years' specialist experience, Simon is highly skilled in film and television finance, production and distribution as well as in corporate media transactions. Over the past 10 years, Simon has overseen the significant growth of the firm's highly rated corporate department, which caters for all aspects of our media clients' commercial requirements, over and above their creative output. Simon has a significant roster of film and television financier, producer, and agency clients including Prescience Film Finance, Trinity Filmed Entertainment, Agatha Christie Limited, 42MP, and Zig Zag Productions.

Chambers UK reports that Simon is "'practical, unflappable and gives very good counsel,' according to delighted clients" and that Simon "earns market praise for his work in both financing and production".

Simon also lectures at the University of Warwick on Media Law.


Sustainability Partner

albert is a collaborative BAFTA, indie and broadcaster backed project that brings the screen industries together to tackle their environmental impact and inspire sustainable living. Founded in 2011 and governed by an industry consortium, the group’s objective is to empower everyone working in film and TV production to understand their opportunity and to know how they can make a change. 

The project offers events, training, certification, a bespoke production carbon calculator and a 100% renewable energy procurement project. Each year over 1000 productions use the albert calculator with a further 300 also applying for albert certification.

albert recently launched Planet Placement, a new online hub designed to inspire the creative community and explore opportunities on engaging audiences on the topic of environmental sustainability.


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